Season 9 Episodes

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Hecks vs. Glossners: The Final Battle

Season 9, Episode 17 - Air Date: 3/20/2018
From ABC: It’s the Orson showdown of the century when the Hecks – along with the Donahues and Bill Norwood – wage a war against the Glossners after they steal Sue’s car.
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The Crying Game

Season 9, Episode 16 - Air Date: 3/13/2018
From ABC: Brick suspects that he’s being treated unfairly by his health teacher because of how horribly Axl treated her back when he was a student.
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Season 9, Episode 15 - Air Date: 2/27/2018
From ABC: Things don’t go as smoothly as planned for the Hecks when Frankie helps Sue celebrate her 21st birthday by taking her to a bar close to the college.
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Guess Who's Coming to Frozen Dinner

Season 9, Episode 14 - Air Date: 2/6/2018
From ABC: Brick is stumped, but delighted to discover mysterious, unmarked gifts being left at the front door of the house.
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Season 9, Episode 13 - Air Date: 1/16/2018
From ABC: Axl refuses to let rich girlfriend Lexie pay for some extravagant outings, Lexie finds a way to fool him into thinking he’s becoming lucky when money and other high priced items suddenly make their way into his hands.
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The Other Man

Season 9, Episode 12 - Air Date: 1/9/2018
From ABC: Now that Axl has a real job, he begins to bond more with Mike and spends a lot of time with him – leaving Frankie frozen out of their interactions; and just as Sue is about to break up with Aidan, Brad pleads with her to wait a beat until after he has a chance to win the affection of Aiden’s handsome friend.
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New Year’s Revelations

Season 9, Episode 11 - Air Date: 1/2/2018
From ABC: As New Year’s Eve approaches, Sue admits to Frankie that she likes Sean Donahue and that she kissed him at the Christmas party.
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The Christmas Miracle

Season 9, Episode 10 - Air Date: 12/12/2017
From ABC: It’s Christmastime, and Frankie and Sue are devastated after Axl informs them that he’s not going to church this year because he’s beginning to question his faith.
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The 200th

Season 9, Episode 9 - Air Date: 12/5/2017
From ABC: When Bill Norwood informs Mike that he and Paula are separating, Mike is gobsmacked and starts to appreciate Frankie more; in order to win back Cindy, Brick must complete three acts of bravery for her; and Axl volunteers Sue to be his personal assistant to impress prospective employers.
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Eyes Wide Open

Season 9, Episode 8 - Air Date: 11/21/2017
From ABC: Axl heads to Chicago to visit Hutch for the weekend but discovers that his friend, who has his own apartment and a job, is now acting more like a responsible adult than the free-spirited college student he once knew.
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Thanksgiving IX

Season 9, Episode 7 - Air Date: 11/14/2017
From ABC: The Hecks take a hectic road trip for Thanksgiving to Frankie’s sister’s house but soon find themselves running into barriers that could make them late to the feast.
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The Setup

Season 9, Episode 6 - Air Date: 11/7/2017
From ABC: Just when it looks like Sean is about to ask Sue out on a date, Sue nervously blurts out that maybe they should both try to set each other up on a date with one of their friends; and Axl and Brick ponder what it is exactly that Mike does at the quarry.
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Role of a Lifetime

Season 9, Episode 5 - Air Date: 10/31/2017
From ABC: While Axl tries to invent a new beverage that mixes wine with beer and Brick decides to join the school orchestra in an attempt to play the field and find himself a new girlfriend, Mike asks Sue to take the reins in putting together a romantic evening for him and Frankie to celebrate their 25th wedding anniversary – which both of them totally forgot.
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Halloween VIII: Orson Murder Mystery

Season 9, Episode 4 - Air Date: 10/24/2017
From ABC: As Halloween approaches, Frankie discovers that a woman had died in the bathtub of the Heck house close to 50 years ago; Frankie and Brick become convinced that she was murdered and, much to Mike’s chagrin, attempt to track down and find the murderer.
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Meet the Parents

Season 9, Episode 3 - Air Date: 10/17/2017
From ABC: Frankie is stoked when Axl invites her and Mike to meet and have dinner with girlfriend Lexie’s rich parents, Tammy and Bennett but Frankie is worried that their less then luxurious lifestyle may put a damper on their meeting.
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Please Don't Feed the Hecks

Season 9, Episode 2 - Air Date: 10/10/2017
From ABC: Sue and Lexie prepare to move back into their college apartment but find that it’s been sublet to a man who refuses to leave; and Axl’s new job as the school bus driver gives him a chance to see how Brick’s high school sophomore year is treating him, and he discovers that Mike has refused to speak to Brick’s class on Career Exploration Day.
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Vive La Hecks

Season 9, Episode 1 - Air Date: 10/3/2017
From ABC: Axl returns home from his summer trip to Europe, sporting a man-bun and embracing a new, chill European outlook on life.